Yatsumori Station

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Yatsumori Station
八ツ森駅
YatsumoriEki2005-10a.jpg
Platform of Yatsumori Station, October 2005
Location
Prefecture Miyagi
(See other stations in Miyagi)
City Sendai
Ward Aoba
Neighborhood Nikkawa-aze
Address in Japanese 宮城県仙台市青葉区新川字清水頭
History
Opened 1937
Year closed 2014
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Senzan Line

Yatsumori Station (八ツ森駅 Yatsumori eki?) was a JR East railway station located in Aoba-ku, Sendai, Japan. Since May 2002, this station had not been operational.

Lines[edit]

Yatsumori Station was served by the Senzan Line, and was 30.8 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Sendai Station.

Station layout[edit]

Yatsumori Station had a single side platform serving traffic in both directions.

Surrounding area[edit]

Yatsumori Station was originally opened to serve the nearby Yatsumori Ski Resort. There are currently no houses or buildings within several hundred meters of the station.

History[edit]

On November 10, 1937, the station began operation as temporary stop. On March 31, 1987, the station was reclassified as a seasonal station. Since May 2002, trains have not stopped at this station. The station was officially closed as of March 15, 2014 (March 14 being the last day).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 人気の秘境駅 ついに幕. Yomiuri Online (in Japanese). March 14, 2014. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 

Coordinates: 38°18′32.5″N 140°36′55.5″E / 38.309028°N 140.615417°E / 38.309028; 140.615417